The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 37 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.58% 0.27% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 0.29% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £300 £283 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -24.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.07% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year
-43.58% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
337 348 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 96.56% 93.80% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 253 287
Median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £18.10 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Swindon region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Leader across the Swindon region.

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Test Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (46.15%) Maven
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
1 6 (46.15%) GitLab
2 5 (38.46%) Garbage Collection
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) API Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Google
3 4 (30.77%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Ant
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) SoapUI

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) GitLab
1 6 (46.15%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) Ant
3 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) REST
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
2 5 (38.46%) Garbage Collection
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) API Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Microservices
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) HP